Chandrakhani Pass is located 3600 km above sea level in the Pin Parbati range in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It connects Malana Village to the Kullu valley. The pass is famous for its picturesque beauty and for trekking.

The trail starts from Naggar village, which is about 21 km from Manali, the trail leads to the Chandrakhani Pass. The trail goes through Rumsu and Nauya Tapru. It is lined with pine, deodar and chestnut trees, One can see the Pir Panjal and Paravati mountain ranges from the pass. While climbing higher one sees alpine meadows and beautiful sights of the Bara Bhangal, Pir Panjal ranges, and the Kullu Valley. The nights here can be cold, and day temperatures are fairly pleasant.

The pass offers beautiful views of the Pir Panjal and Parbati range and Deo Tibba Peak. From the pass, one descends down to Malana village, which is famous for its strict customs and social structure. From there one has to descent to Jari, from where one can travel further to Manali. The best season for this trek is April to October. The region is also known as Valley of Gods. Jamlu, the deity of Malana is said to have opened a basket containing the Gods of Kullu at the Chandrakhani Pass and the strong wind is said to have blown the Gods to their current abodes.

The trek introduces one to the hilly, remote areas of Himachal Pradesh as well as its culture and tradition.


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